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This toolkit tells you about getting a protective order to protect you from someone who has been violent or threatned to be violent. FORMS ARE INCLUDED.
This toolkit tells you about getting a protective order to protect you from someone who sexually assaulted you. FORMS ARE INCLUDED.
This toolkit is designed to help you understand what you can do when dealing with human trafficking issues—and what help is available. This toolkit was written by American Gateways (and contains information from other organizations too).   
This article provides information on protection from violence and abuse and what to do if you are assaulted. This article was provided by Texas Association Against Sexual Assault.
This article explains, for survivors of domestic abuse, where to learn about the Texas criminal justice system. It is adapted from a brochure created by the Texas Council on Family Violence.
This article provides information on civil suits and survivors rights. This article is excerpted in whole from a pamphlet by Texas Association Against Sexual Assault.  
This article provides information about children who are victims of domestic violence, as well as other information. This article was provided by The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) .
The handbook linked to here is intended for lawyers. It is not written for those who are not lawyers. It is offered as a source to guide your legal research into various domestic violence, stalking, trafficking and sexual assault issues. If you have questions please consult a lawyer or contact a live chat specialist on...
This article provides information on reporting abuse or neglect to Child Protective Services. This article was written by Legal Aid of Northwest Texas and the CPS Family Helpline for Strong Families & Safe Children.  
This article tells how the Texas Crime Victims' Compensation Fund helps victims and their families pay for the financial cost of a crime. Specifically, it provides the requirements, who is eligible and more. The article was written by the Office of the Attorney General.
This article tells the ways to apply for compensation if you are a victim of a crime. Specifically, it provides the application and more. This article was written by the Office of the Attorney General.
This article tells you about getting divorced when there has been family violence.
This article looks at economic factors that complicate abusive relationships. It is adapted from content created by the Texas Council on Family Violence.
This TexasLawHelp.org article highlights a handbook on Texas elder law. The Elder Law Handbook covers information such as powers of attorney, guardianship, Medicaid, wills, and more. It was written by the Houston Bar Association. 
This article provides information on how Emergency Protective Orders work and other information about protection against batterers. This article was provided by Texas Advocacy Project.
This article provides you with useful information on the employment rights of undocumented workers under Federal and Texas Law. This article was written by TexasLawHelp staff. 
This article provides you with information about what commonly happens in court when you try to get a Sexual Assault Protective Order. This article was written by Advocates of Victims of Crime at the Texas Legal Services Center. 
This article was written by Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services. It provides general, broad information, and is not case-specific on deportation and defenses to it. It contains information to help you figure out if you might qualify for relief from deportation (formally known as “removal”).
This article was written by Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services. It provides general information and should not be considered specific legal advice for your case.
This article was written by Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services. It provides general, broad information about defenses to deportation. It contains information to help you figure out if you qualify for relief from deportation (formally known as “removal”).